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complement

Synonyms and Antonyms of complement

1 something that serves to complete or make up for a deficiency in something else

  • with his practicality and her refreshing enthusiasm, they are perfect complements to each other
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2 the largest number or amount that something can hold

  • a full complement of sailors on the ship
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complement

Synonyms and Antonyms of complement

to serve as a completing element to

  • this silk handkerchief will complement your suit very nicely and give it a bit of dash
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